TRIP Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Transportation advocates gathered in the nation’s capital in May to celebrate the 50th anniversary of TRIP, a national transportation research nonprofit. Delayed by a year due to COVID-19, TRIP is celebrating five decades as the only national organization devoted exclusively to generating news and social media coverage of issues impacting the highway and transportation construction industry.

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Eagle Materials Reports Record Revenue

Eagle Materials Inc. reported financial results for fiscal year 2022 and the fiscal fourth quarter ended March 31. For fiscal year 2022, the company is reporting: Record Revenue of $1.9 billion, up 15%. Net Earnings of $374.2 million, up 10%. Net Earnings from Continuing Operations of $374.2 million, up 12%. In the fourth quarter the company is reporting: Record Revenue…

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Single-Family Housing Starts Decline, Permits Increase

The single-family housing market continued to show signs of slowing in April as rising mortgage rates and ongoing supply chain disruptions continue to raise housing costs and take a toll on the housing market. Due to a surge in multifamily production, overall housing starts held fairly steady, falling just 0.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.72 million units,…

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Questionable Study Raises Health Concerns for Sand and Gravel Workers

A new study by Michigan State University shows an increase in doctor visits for shortness of breath among long-term sand and gravel mine workers in the state, compared to the rate for production workers in other industries. But does the study bring up legitimate concerns or was it designed to highlight a solution to a problem that does not exist?

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HeidelbergCement joins First Movers Coalition

HeidelbergCement has joined the First Movers Coalition (FMC), a public-private partnership between the U.S. State Department, the World Economic Forum and forward-thinking companies from different industry sectors. The First Movers Coalition was created in 2021 as a platform for companies to use their scale and create demand to make emerging clean technologies accessible and scalable.

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Athabasca Announces Executive Appointments

Athabasca Minerals Inc. announced that David Churchill was appointed chief financial officer (CFO) and Philip Schuman, was appointed vice president, AMI RockChain Inc. Churchill is a senior financial and accounting executive and joins Athabasca with more than 30 years of experience spanning multiple sectors, including oil and gas services, manufacturing and construction, maintenance and environmental services, and public practice. Churchill…

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